Memorials of War program coverExplore the memories, myths and legends surrounding Australia’s involvement in World War I and II while visiting some of the memorials in Kings Park

Much of Western Australia's history is recorded in Kings Park. This self-guided walk explores key locations where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I and World War II.

Contemplate the Gallipoli campaign, the significance of the ANZAC Legend, walk the Kokoda Track memorial walk, visit the State War Memorial and discover historical figures and events which have helped shape our society.

Location: State War Memorial Area

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Tags: Year level: 9,10
WA Curriculum links: English,Humanities and Social Sciences
Program type: Self-guided program
Maximum duration: 60 minutes, 90 minutes, 120 minutes

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Under BGPA Regulations, an infringement may be issued if the driver of a vehicle does not remain within Kings Park's boundaries.

Flower thefts

We’re calling for help from the people of Perth to catch thieves stealing large quantities of flowers and foliage from Kings Park.

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A feast for the senses

The 2019 Kings Park Festival is here with 30,000 of Western Australia’s famous wildflowers in full bloom across the park and a month-long program of over 100 events and activities.

New volunteer HQ opens

Rain and wind did not dampen the spirits of guests celebrating the opening of Kings Park’s first purpose-built volunteer facility in Kings Park on Friday 30 August.

100 years of honour

Saturday, 3 August 2019, marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the State’s first Honour Avenue on May Drive on 3 August 1919.

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